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[Asia-pacific] IN INDONESIA, BIG TOBACCO CLINGS TO A SMOKESCREEN

Companies in the US may have been forced to come clean about the dangers of cigarettes, but in Southeast Asia lobby groups are paid to stifle attempts to enlighten the public
South China Morning Post
added Dec 10, 2017 19:47
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[Asia, Israel] HIGHER RISK FOR BREAST CANCER IN ARAB WOMEN EXPOSED TO MEN’S TOBACCO SMOKE

face a 250% higher risk of contracting breast cancer compared to Arab women who are not exposed to such smoke. This fact, reported in a new study from the University of Haifa’s School of Public Health, is especially relevant, as the smoking rate among Ar
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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GLANTZ: Detailed analysis of the Executive Summary (Section 2.7) submitted by Philip Morris International in support of its MRTP application for IQOS

The application completely ignores anyone under the legal age to purchase tobacco products.... kids. Based on the experience of e-cigarettes, it is highly likely that IQOS products will appeal to kids and create or increase their nicotine addiction. And b
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05
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[Florida] BRYANT V. PHILIP MORRIS VERDICT Trial 11/22/17 – 12/07/17

Outcome Verdict Reached For Plaintiff: Comparative Fault PM USA 25% RJ Reynolds 25% Jonny Lee Bryant 50% Damages - $581,000.00 Punitive Damages - $225,000.00
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 16, 2017 18:07
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Are political views related to smoking and support for tobacco control policies? A survey across 28 European countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

General political views may be associated not only with support for tobacco control policies, but even with smoking behaviours, which should be taken into account when discussing these issues at a population level. Further research is needed to explore
BioMed Central (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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Some Older Smokers Turn to Vaping. That May Not Be a Bad Idea.

Might switching to vaping improve their health, even if they never become completely nicotine-free? “Vaping is clearly less harmful than regular cigarettes,” said Dr. Steven Schroeder, who directs the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at the Universit
New York Times
added Dec 9, 2017 00:28
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications: Clarification: No Deadline Set for Public Comments on Philip Morris Products S.A. MRTP Applications

We anticipate making amendments received thus far publicly available over the next several months, and amendments received in the future will be made publicly available as they are redacted....FDA intends to issue another notice in the Federal Register an
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 8, 2017 23:37
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[Africa, Mid-east] ABUALHASSAN: A tale of two evils: Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

cigarettes and smoking have become linked to the demise of the self-proclaimed caliphate's territorial holdings....raises critical questions for smokers and policymakers across the Arab world. How did cigarettes become the symbol of liberty, and how much
The New Arab (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:11
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[UK] Tony Garrett, tobacco industry leader, 1918-2017

The chairman of Imperial who pioneered the group’s sponsorship of sports and arts...In early June 1977...launched Operation Berkshire.  Tony Garrett, who has died at the age of 99, hosted a secret summit of the world’s largest tobacco companies to formul
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:24
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

Researchers say there is an urgent need for action after 95 per cent of children from 12 primary schools in Dhaka tested positive for recent second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure. The study, which involved collaboration with the University of Dhaka, is the f
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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